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George Navas
George Navas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Tampa Preparatory

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 187

Birthdate:
07/13/1987


Last Updated: June 2, 2010

At Michigan... Four-year varsity letterwinner (2007-10) ... member of Michigan's 2008 NCAA Sweet 16 team ... ITA Scholar-Athlete (2009) ... three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection (2008-10) ... three-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner (2007, 09-10).

Senior (2009-10)... Earned fourth varsity letter... voted team captain by his teammates for the 2009-10 season... received team Leadership Award... Academic All-Big Ten... Singles... 15-15 (.500) in singles play... 12-11 in dual matches -- 9-9 at No. 4, 3-2 at No. 5... 8-2 in Big Ten play... 1-3 against ranked opponents... 3-4 in tournaments... clinched Michigan's win over Wisconsin (April 4)... defeated No. 113 Shuhei Uzawa at No. 4 in Michigan's 6-1 loss to No. 2 Ohio State (April 11)... went 1-2 at the Land Rover Napa Valley Invitational (Sept. 18-20)... Doubles... 23-17 (.575) in doubles play... played every dual match with Mike Sroczynski... 14-10 in dual matches -- 3-3 at No. 1, 11-7 at No. 2...5-5 in Big Ten play... 4-8 against ranked opponents... 9-7 in tournaments... reached the final at the Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional with Jason Jung, going 4-1... defeated No. 26 Justin Kronauge/Chase Buchanan (Ohio State) in the semifinals, 9-7, before falling to Marek Czerwinski/Dennis Nevolo (Illinois), 8-5, in the final... went 2-1 at the Land Rover Napa Valley Invitational (Sept. 18-20)... went 2-3 with Jason Jung at D'Novo/ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. (Oct. 6-8).

Junior (2008-09)... Earned third varsity letter ... ITA Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner ... Singles... 18-11 overall record ... 12-7 regional record ... 1-2 record against nationally-ranked opponents ... 12-4 dual-match record (0-1 at No. 4; 8-3 at No. 5; 4-0 at No. 6) ... 5-3 record during Big Ten regular season ... listed No. 30 in final ITA regional rankings (May 29) ... 6-7 record in tournament play ... went 0-3 at Key Biscayne Invitational (Jan. 9-11) ... went 5-1 and captured consolation title at Big Ten Singles Championship (Nov. 1-3) ... went 1-1 in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 16-20) ... went 0-2 at Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 19-21) ... Doubles... 16-17 overall record ... 7-10 regional record ... 12-14 dual-match record (1-1 with Mike Sroczynski at No. 1; 9-8 with Jason Jung at Nos. 1 and 2; 2-5 with Andrew Mazlin at Nos. 1 and 2) ... 4-6 record during Big Ten regular season ... listed No. 60 nationally and No. 11 regionally in final ITA rankings with Jung (May 29) ... 4-3 record in tournament play ... went 1-2 with Peter Aarts and Drew Daniel at Key Biscayne Invitational (Jan. 9-11) ... went 0-1 with Daniel in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 16-20) ... went 3-0 with Daniel at Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 19-21).

Sophomore (2007-08)... Earned second varsity letter ... member of Michigan's NCAA Sweet 16 team ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Singles... 18-12 overall record ... 12-6 regional record ... 1-2 record against nationally-ranked opponents ... 10-5 dual-match record (1-0 at No. 3; 4-2 at No. 5; 5-3 at No. 6) ... 4-1 record during Big Ten regular season ... 8-7 record in tournament play ... went 2-1 at Duke Invitational (Jan. 19-21) ... went 2-2 at Big Ten Singles Championship (Nov. 9-12) ... went 1-1 at Crimson Tide Fall Championships (Oct. 26-28) ... went 0-2 in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 18-22) ... went 3-1 at Tom Fallon Invitational (Sept. 28-30) ... Doubles... 22-15 overall record ... 10-9 regional record ... 16-10 dual-match record (12-6 with Matko Maravic at Nos. 1 and 2; 4-4 with Chris Madden at No. 3) ... 5-4 record during Big Ten regular season ... listed No. 31 nationally and No. 5 regionally in final ITA rankings with Maravic (May 30) ... 6-5 record in tournament play ... went 2-1 with Maravic at Duke Invitational (Jan. 19-21) ... went 1-1 with Madden at Crimson Tide Fall Championships (Oct. 26-28) ... went 1-1 with Madden in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 18-22) ... went 2-2 with Peter Aarts, Matt Parks and David Streeter at Tom Fallon Invitational (Sept. 28-30).

Freshman (2006-07)... Earned first varsity letter ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner ... Singles... 17-14 overall record ... 9-7 regional record ... 0-2 record against nationally-ranked opponents ... 11-8 dual-match record (1-0 at No. 3; 2-3 at No. 4; 3-4 at No. 5; 5-1 at No. 6) ... 5-2 record during Big Ten regular season ... defeated Marquette's Mark Rutherford (6-0, 6-3) for first career dual-match win (Jan. 20) ... 6-6 record in tournament play ... went 2-0 at Miami Invitational (Jan. 13-15) ... went 2-1 at Big Ten Singles Championship (Nov. 10-13) ... went 0-2 in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 19-24) ... went 1-1 at Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational (Oct. 13-15) ... went 1-2 at Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 29-Oct. 1), defeating Vanderbilt's Evan Dufaux (6-4, 6-3) for first collegiate win ... Doubles... 23-9 overall record ... 13-6 regional record ... 18-6 dual-match record with Mike Sroczynski (3-0 at No. 2; 15-6 at No. 3) ... 7-3 record during Big Ten regular season ... teamed with Sroczynski to earn an 8-4 decision over Butler's Berry/Breitenbach for first career dual-match win (Jan. 20) ... 5-3 record in tournament play ... went 2-0 with Sroczynski at Miami Invitational (Jan. 13-15) ... went 2-1 with Matko Maravic in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 19-24) ... went 1-2 with Peter Aarts, Brian Hung and Steve Peretz at Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 29-Oct. 1), including an 8-6 decision over Vanderbilt's Dufaux/Magarik with Hung for first collegiate win.

Prep... Attended Tampa Preparatory School (2006) ... honor roll student ... National Honor Society member ... four-year letterwinner in tennis ... four-time first-team Bay Conference and Hillsborough County selection ... Tampa Tribune's Hillsborough County Player of the Year and Tampa Prep's Athlete of the Year as a junior and senior ... team MVP and district champion as a freshman, junior and senior ... Florida state singles champion as a junior, runner-up as a senior ... ranked as high as No. 15 among high school seniors by tennisrecruiting.net (blue chip recruit).

National/International... Claimed the 2007 ITA Midwest Summer Circuit singles title (Columbus, Ohio) ... ranked as high as No. 9 nationally (No. 2 in Florida) in singles and No. 1 nationally (No. 1 in Florida) in doubles for Boys' 18-and-under ... Super National Claycourt Championship doubles runner-up (with former U-M teammate Andrew Mazlin) for Boys' 18-and-under in 2004 ... reached singles final at USTA National Open Championships for Boys' 18-and-under in 2005 ... claimed third place in singles at USTA Super National Spring Championship for Boys' 18-and-under in 2006.

Personal... George Anthony Navas was born July 13, 1987 ... son of Jorge and Elaine Navas ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... economics major.

Career Statistics

Singles Overall Dual Tourn. Big Ten #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2006-07 17-14 11-8 6-6 5-2 -- -- 1-0 2-3 3-4 5-1
2007-08 18-12 10-5 8-7 4-1 -- -- 1-0 -- 4-2 5-3
2008-09 18-11 12-4 6-7 5-3 -- -- -- 0-1 8-3 4-0
2009-10 15-15 12-11 3-4 8-2 -- -- -- 9-9 3-2 --
Career 68-52 45-28 23-24 22-8 -- -- 2-0 11-13 18-11 14-4
Doubles Overall Dual Tourn. Big Ten #1 #2 #3
2006-07 23-9 18-6 5-3 7-3 -- 3-0 15-6
2007-08 22-15 16-10 6-5 5-4 8-5 4-1 4-4
2008-09 16-17 12-14 4-3 4-6 10-9 2-5 --
2009-10 23-17 14-10 9-7 5-5 3-3 11-7 --
Career 84-60 60-40 24-18 21-18 21-17 20-13 19-10

   

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